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Meet Gaby: a nurse's concern

Meet Gaby: a nurse's concern

Date Published: 03/03/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Job security Workers rights

As a registered nurse for the past 10 years, Gaby Norman is used to taking care of others. And that’s why, with the Morrison Government proposing dangerous industrial relations legislation, she fears for what’s ahead.

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Aged care report demands swift reforms

Aged care report demands swift reforms

Date Published: 02/03/2021 Category: On The Job

When it comes to looking after our elders, Australia simply must do better. That was the powerful theme that emerged from the report from the Royal Com-mission into aged care released on Monday.

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Meet Llwyd: the labour hire roundabout

Meet Llwyd: the labour hire roundabout

Date Published: 02/03/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Job security Workers rights

Llwyd is an electrician based in Brisbane, with nearly three decades’ worth of experience. But he’s trapped on what he calls “the labour hire roundabout”.

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Meet Rylee: the need for job security

Meet Rylee: the need for job security

Date Published: 01/03/2021 Category: Industrial Relations Workers rights Working life

Job security. That’s all Rylee Miller is asking for. She just wants to know her job is safe and permanent.

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Serving up abuse and exploitation – Australian horticulture’s dark secret

Serving up abuse and exploitation – Australian horticulture’s dark secret

Date Published: 01/03/2021 Category: On The Job

Australian dinner plates are carrying an uncomfortable secret. The abundance of high quality, relatively cheap fruit and vegetables that we are serving up at mealtimes comes at a much higher price to those whose job it is to harvest it.

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Sexual harassment: Australian workers deserve much, much better

Sexual harassment: Australian workers deserve much, much better

Date Published: 26/02/2021 Category: Opinion Working life

In the past two weeks, we have seen Scott Morrison and his ministers do everything they can to avoid scrutiny, and accountability, for their botched response to Brittany Higgins’ accusation of rape against a former Liberal Party colleague. There could not be a greater contrast with Higgins’ courage, determination, and clarity.

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It’s time to disrupt the normalisation of sexual harassment in the workplace

Date Published: 25/02/2021 Category: On The Job

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Sexual harassment in the workplace a structural problem

Date Published: 24/02/2021 Category: On The Job

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UK Uber ruling a huge win for workers

Date Published: 24/02/2021 Category: On The Job

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